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Managing and Preventing Back Pain

Back pain can significantly disrupt your life. Sometimes it can be difficult to think about anything else! The good news is, there are effective steps that you can take to help manage your pain and even prevent it in the first place.

Managing Back Pain

Stay in good health
Keeping your whole body healthy will also protect your back.

Get enough rest
Lack of sleep can lead to inflammation. Make sure you are getting enough quality sleep every night.


Support your back
Keeping your back properly aligned with good posture will ward away back pain. Opt for an ergonomic chair and a firmer mattress. When it comes to back health, these day to day habits can make a big difference.

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Stay healthy

Being healthy and active places less stress on the lower back. To achieve and maintain a healthy weight, opt for a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, seeds, nuts and lean proteins.

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Keep your body moving

Stretching, yoga and low impact exercise will also keep your back in good shape. Activity (in moderation) is actually good for back pain.

Lift carefully

Have you ever lifted something heavy and then experienced pain or discomfort in your back? Whether you’re lifting your children or heavy groceries, keep your back health in mind. Make sure to lift using your legs, keeping your back

Turn to Over‐the‐Counter Pain Relief

If these at‐home solutions aren’t enough, look to MOTRIN® Liquid Gels or MOTRIN® Platinum Muscle and Body. Both solutions will relieve pain from inflammation, helping you to feel better quickly. MOTRIN® Platinum Muscle and Body also adds a safe and effective muscle relaxant, methocarbamol, to loosen tense muscles. MOTRIN® will get you back on your feet in no time!

This information does not constitute a diagnosis of any medical condition or medical advice. Do not substitute this information for medical advice. Always consult your physician or health care provider if you have medical or health questions or concerns. To be sure this product is right for you, always read and follow the label.


MOTRIN® Platinum Muscle & Body Caplets

Works in two ways to relieve back pain, and relax tense muscles.

Adult Dosing Charts

Follow these dosing directions for MOTRIN® Tablets,  MOTRIN® Liquid Gels, MOTRIN® Platinum Muscle & Body Caplets.